Body of missing teen believed to be found; three charged in murder and kidnapping

Published 4:26 pm Friday, November 17, 2023

A dead body believed to be that of a teen who had been missing for 51 days was found Thursday and three people arrested for the teen’s kidnapping and death, police said Friday.

Huntsville police said a body believed to be Ja’Marious Logan, 15, of Huntsville, was found on Thursday in Sylacauga, Alabama.

Police said they arrested Latorrie Gaddis, 33, and charged him with capital murder and kidnapping.

In addition, investigators said, they arrested Latoya Wells, 37, and Corie Wilson, 33, charging each with kidnapping.

Logan was first reported missing in late September. It was not immediately clear where Logan was killed or what the motive was behind his kidnapping and death.